“Arguably the emergence of three dominant players when there used to be four or five is not a good thing”

The most recent edition of the Law Society Gazette lists out the numbers of solicitors employed by the top 20 firms. For an industry that likes to kee(...)

Shareholders in what was then effectively an insolvent company later benefitted from a €5m payout from the proceeds of its sale, which was overseen by IBRC, to a company controlled by Denis O’Brien

The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) says it was never asked by the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) to probe a sudden spike in tradin(...)

Brian O’Donnell leaves the Court of Appeal in Dublin after he lost his appeal against the repossession of his former home in Killiney yesterday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire 1:57

Retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife Dr Mary Patricia have failed in their bid to have their bankruptcy overturned.The High Court’s Ms Justi(...)

4 Hatch Street: double-fronted corner house with a total floor area of 230sq m (2,475sq ft)

Finnegan Menton is seeking €800,000 for a currently vacant Georgian office building at 4 Hatch Street. Close by, work is progressing on the developmen(...)

Blaise O’Donnell and Dr Mary Patricia O’Donnell at the Four Courts yesterday. Photograph: Collins

The wife and daughter of retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell displayed their anger towards a bank’s legal team during the hearing of a challenge to the (...)

Independent midwife Philomena Canning (centre) has been reinstated by the Health Service Executive to assist in home births. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Independent midwife Philomena Canning has been reinstated by the Health Service Executive to assist in home births.The HSE withdrew Ms Canning’s profe(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has warned smokers of the number of serious diseases linked to smoking and insisted the Government will introduce plain cigarette packaging. File photograph:Jonathan Brady/PA

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has warned smokers of the number of serious diseases linked to smoking and insisted the Government will introduce pla(...)

Arthur Cox’s involvement in one and a half – or possibly even two – sides of the plain-tobacco-packaging issue has allowed James Reilly to look decisive and tough. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It is a singular achievement these days to make Minister for Children James Reilly look good, but Arthur Cox has managed it. The law firm’s involvemen(...)

Silks Private Members Club, particularly well known for its casino card games and blackjack, is to go on sale for €1 million. Photograph: Getty Images

One of Dublin’s most exclusive casinos, Silks Private Members Club, on Earlsfort Terrace, is to be offered for sale after being put into receivership (...)

Dolmen House on Earlsfort Terrace, which law firm Arthur Cox has bought for nearly €9 million.

Leading law firm Arthur Cox has bought a modern, five- storey office building a few hundred metres from its planned new headquarters at the junction (...)